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Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Non-contact colour sensor counts bogie wheel pulses in rail research project
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has supplied a CFO200 non-contact colour recognition sensor to The Institute of Railway Research (IRR) at The University of...
Monday, August 19, 2019
Schaeffler bearings for rail vehicle braking systems: high reliability, low weight, compact and smooth running
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, August 20, 2019. Low weight, minimal space requirements, smooth running and reliability are all important requirements of modern rail vehicle...
Monday, August 19, 2019
Navigation by light: research project demonstrates the possibilities for light-based positioning in industrial applications
In a German Federal Ministry of Education & Research (BMBF) joint project, OSRAM, Götting, KEB Automation and Fraunhofer IEM have researched the possibilities of light-based positioning, particularly for use...
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Deep groove ball bearings offer longer life, less noise and lower friction
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, August 08, 2019. Since Schaeffler successfully introduced its FAG Generation C range of single row deep groove ball bearings in 2008, their product...
Monday, August 5, 2019
Schaeffler axlebox bearing solutions for rail vehicles ensure safety, reliability and a long operating life
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, August 06, 2019. Manufacturers of rail vehicles, as well as rail operators and passengers, all expect the highest level of reliability and operational...
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Spherical roller bearings from Schaeffler now even more durable
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, July 16, 2019. Schaeffler is successively introducing new rolling elements in all 241-series spherical roller bearings in X-life quality with bore diameters...
Monday, July 8, 2019
Low friction, low wear and long life: spherical plain bearings and rod ends from Schaeffler
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, July 09, 2019. Schaeffler is seeing an increase in demand for its proven range of high quality spherical plain bearings and rod ends. The demand is...
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
From racing car to bus – KEB supports e-mobility and the vehicle drive of the future
Future engineers have built an electrically driven racing car for Formula Student. For the "Speeding Scientists Siegen" Racing Team (S3) KEB Automation is supporting the vehicle drive of the future: e-mobility in theKU13_01
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Glamox supplies TX60 LED light fittings to Chrysaor for installation across three North Sea oil and gas platforms
LED lighting specialist Glamox has supplied more than 1,400 TX60 explosion-protected (Ex e) linear LED light fittings to Chrysaor – the UK’s leading North Sea independent oil and gas company – which
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Schaeffler and Siemens Mobility develop intelligent axlebox generator
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, June 25, 2019. Customers who wish to digitally monitor their freight train fleets can do so in an easy, efficient manner by using a solution developed...`
Monday, June 24, 2019
Schaeffler reduces CO2 emissions in the aviation sector
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, June 24, 2019. Schaeffler Aerospace Germany presented a range of solutions for reducing carbon dioxide emissions in the aviation sector at the...
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Suppress interference and ensure your drives work smoothly, safely and in harmony
To ensure the stability and safety of drive assemblies, OEMs and machine builders can choose from a variety of mains- or motor-side suppression accessories – or combinations of the two – to ensure...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Schaeffler electrifies commercial vehicles
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, June 13, 2019. Schaeffler is paving the way for the electrification of commercial vehicles with fuel cells, a modular system, the Space Drive...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Glamox launches range of interior decorative LED luminaires certified for use in Zone 1 hazardous areas
LED lighting specialist Glamox has launched a new range of explosion-proof interior decorative LED luminaires. The new AX60 luminaire is certified for use in Zone 1 hazardous areas and completes the...
Monday, June 10, 2019
New compact confocal sensors for high precision measurements of surface roughness and thickness measurement of transparent layers and objects
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has launched a compact confocal chromatic displacement sensor for high precision measurements of distance, surface roughness and...
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Schaeffler bearing solutions for rail vehicle door systems ensure reliability, low maintenance and a long operating life
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, June 06, 2019. In rail passenger vehicles and freight cars, door systems are complex sub-systems that are subject to high loads and stresses. Door...
Monday, June 3, 2019
Laser profile sensors measure conductor rail wear and track gauge
In the railway industry, an important aspect is the aftermarket rail inspection for wear monitoring, recording and track bed geometry. Donfabs & Consillia Ltd provides complete...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Thermal imager microscope lens for temperature monitoring of ultra-small targets
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has introduced a microscope lens that enables the temperature monitoring of ultra-small components. The lens is available as an...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Significant savings from condition-based maintenance using Schaeffler condition monitoring solution
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, May 30, 2019. Facilities management service provider Engie Cofely has made significant savings in maintenance and servicing costs following the...
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Energy recovery systems – using high speed generators to capture energy
Energy Recovery Systems from KEB combine lots of the company’s unique leading edge technology. These systems also highlight the breadth of KEB products and its ability to integrate...
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Schaeffler combines condition and torque monitoring in a single system
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, May 23, 2019. The long term development partnership of Schaeffler and Bonfiglioli, a market leader in yaw and pitch drives for wind turbines, has...
Monday, May 20, 2019
New X-life cylindrical roller bearings from Schaeffler offer higher running speeds, higher dynamic load ratings and longer service life
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, May 21, 2019. Schaeffler has extended its X-life range of high performance, premium quality cylindrical roller bearings with two additional products...
Monday, May 20, 2019
Glamox launches new generations of FX60 and TX65 LED lighting with flat glass diffuser
Based on continuous extensive testing and operational experience over the last five years, lighting solutions specialist Glamox has launched new generations of the FX60 range of Ex-protected LED...
Friday, May 17, 2019
Inline and robot-mounted 3D inspection system enables fast, reliable defect detection on non-reflecting surfaces
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has launched a 3D non-contact surface inspection system for defect detection and for inspecting the aesthetic appearance of...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
KEB feed-forward control algorithm reduces positional tracking errors tenfold in non-linear kinematics
In mechanical engineering, electronically controlled drives for controlling uneven motion sequences have become increasingly established as an alternative to standard mechanical cam discs. Eccentrics...